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  • Phylicia Ayers-Allen

  • Date Of Birth:
    June 19, 1948 (66)
    Birth Place:
    Houston, TX, USA
    Gender:
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    Jason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available OnlineJason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available Online
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

    Jason Robert Brown's 2011 high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose, recorded at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, is now available to stream or download for $5, the three-time Tony-winning composer announced today on his official website. Click here for the concert! (more...)

    BET Networks Announce Return of Music Mega-Specials in 2015BET Networks Announce Return of Music Mega-Specials in 2015
    by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

    BET Networks is pleased to announce the return of its acclaimed music mega-specials for 2015 (more...)

    Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Options TV/Film Rights to BONE STREET RUMBATony Winner Anika Noni Rose Options TV/Film Rights to BONE STREET RUMBA
    by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Tony-Award winner Anika Noni Rose has optioned the TV and Film rights to Daniel Jose Older's fantasy series BONE STREET RUMBA. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECTPhoto Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECT
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    TONY, Emmy and NAACP Award winner Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin In The Sun, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Cosby Show), TONY nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, Disney's Into The Woods), TONY nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), TONY, Olivier and Emmy Award winner Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Macbeth, CBS's The Good Wife), and TONY winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, In the Next Room / The Vibrator Play, ABC's Nashville) have all been photographed by Jason Zeren for The Creative Faces Project. The bi-weekly publication of their individual entries will begin this week, starting with Phylicia Rashad on Thursday, January 22nd on The Creative Faces Project website. (more...)

    Phylicia Rashad, Ben Vereen Set for Tonight's OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS: LEGENDS WHO PAVED THE WAYPhylicia Rashad, Ben Vereen Set for Tonight's OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS: LEGENDS WHO PAVED THE WAY
    by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

    Oprah Winfrey hosts a gala of events honoring some of the legendary men and extraordinary women of civil rights, the arts and entertainment who made history and redefined what was possible for us all in the primetime television event OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS: LEGENDS WHO PAVED THE WAY (more...)

    Danny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter SeaonDanny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter Seaon
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

    The Drama League has announced the Winter 2015 Season of events at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca. (more...)

    Tony & Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson to Be Featured on THIRTEEN's American Masters, 2/20Tony & Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson to Be Featured on THIRTEEN's American Masters, 2/20
    by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    THIRTEEN's American Masters series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005) -- the man some call America's Shakespeare (more...)

    Amy Spanger, Emily West & More Set for 54 Below this WeekAmy Spanger, Emily West & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 12-18, Featuring Donna Vivino, Chip Zien, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 12-18, Featuring Donna Vivino, Chip Zien, and More!
    by Louisa Brady - Jan 11, 2015

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Mamma Mia! Dads in Concert; Kander and Ebb and All That Jazz; Sondheim Originals: Old Friends; Donna Vivino: The Friends and Family Plan; and Band Geeks in Concert. (more...)

    Wayne State University & Wright Museum to Offer Staged Reading of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 1/24Wayne State University & Wright Museum to Offer Staged Reading of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 1/24
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

    Wayne State University's Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance will present a staged reading Lorraine Hansberry's play, A Raisin in the Sun, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The readings take place at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2014 and is free and open to the public. The staged reading is being presented to celebrate the contributions of African-American artists to the stage. (more...)

    Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 GalaAlan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

    The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 31ST Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring the legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones to be held on Monday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). (more...)

    VIDEO: Phylicia Rashad Says She Was Misquoted in Recent Remarks on Bill CosbyVIDEO: Phylicia Rashad Says She Was Misquoted in Recent Remarks on Bill Cosby
    by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

    Following the publication of the interview, Rashad's comments, in particular her use of the words 'forget these women,' hit a nerve with those who interpreted the remarks as being uncaring and dismissive (more...)

    Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Breaks Silence on Bill Cosby Abuse ClaimsTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Breaks Silence on Bill Cosby Abuse Claims
    by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

    In an interview with Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman, Phylicia Rashad finally broke her silence on the multitude of sexual abuse allegations against her COSBY SHOW co-star Bill Cosby. (more...)

    Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This WinterChristine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This Winter
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

    This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

    THIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next MonthTHIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

    This January on THIRTEEN and WLIW, three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown makes his broadcast television debut in a high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose. Recorded in 2011 at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, Brown and Rose and a band of some of Broadway's greatest musicians perform Brown's best-known and most-loved selections from The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World, 13, Wearing Someone Else's Clothes and his new Broadway smash Honeymoon In Vegas! Also tune in to hear the world premiere of four new songs from Brown's forthcoming second solo CD. (more...)

    Goodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson CelebrationGoodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson Celebration
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

    Goodman Theatre, in collaboration with Chicago's various off-Loop theaters and Northwestern University, unveils partial programming in its spring 2015 citywide "August Wilson Celebration" -- an extensive retrospective of the late playwright's life, artistry and influence on American culture. The seven-week Celebration takes place in March and April 2015 on dual landmark occasions: the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's birth and the 10th anniversary of his death. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 12/11/14 - CATS Stalks Into the West End and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/11/14 - CATS Stalks Into the West End and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Dec 11, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CATS stalks into the West End, DYING FOR IT begins off-Broadway, and Sting appears in DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB late tonight! (more...)

    Kanye West, Usher, Phylicia Rashad Among 2015 BET HONORS RecipientsKanye West, Usher, Phylicia Rashad Among 2015 BET HONORS Recipients
    by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

    Honorees for the 2015 BET Honors have been announced. The special event will be taped Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C., and will air Feb. 23. Ticket sales will benefit the National CARES Mentoring Program. Wayne Brady will host. (more...)

    James Earl Jones to be Honored at American Theatre Wing's 2015 GalaJames Earl Jones to be Honored at American Theatre Wing's 2015 Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

    The American Theatre Wing is pleased to announce that its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 28, 2015 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), will honor legendary actor James Earl Jones. Mr. Jones is a two-time Tony Award winner, two-time Obie Award winner and alumnus of the American Theatre Wing Professional School. CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, and Marva Smalls will serve as Gala Chairs. (more...)

    Disney Junior Announces December Programming HighlightsDisney Junior Announces December Programming Highlights
    by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

    Disney Junior announces December 2014 Programming Highlights. *All programming subject to change* Episodes premiere on the Disney Junior block on Disney Channel Unless Otherwise Stated (more...)

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